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February 4th, 2016

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Dolby Theatre
Hollywood, California

The Best of LA Technology

 

Upfront Summit is an invite only conference attended by entrepreneurs, corporate executives, venture capitalists and limited partners from across the country

 

Schedule

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Location and Parking Details

7:45am

Registration

8:45am

Welcome and Opening Remarks

8:50am

The Future of TV
Terence Kawaja, LUMA Partners

9:30am

uBeam
Meredith Perry, Founder and CEO

9:50am

Fireside Chat with Fred Wilson, Union Square Ventures
Interviewed by Dan Primack, Fortune

10:20am

How the U.S. Government Funded Silicon Valley and Venture Capital Got Rich Off It
Steve Blank, Serial Entrepreneur, Educator and Author

10:50am

The Mighty
Mike Porath, Founder and CEO

11:05am

A Brave Heart, the Lizzie Velásquez Story
Interviewed by Jordan Hudson, Upfront Ventures and Mike Porath, The Mighty

Lizzie Velásquez, Motivational Speaker and Author
Sara Hirsh Bordo, Women Rising

11:45am

Breakout Session 1
List of Speakers and Topics

12:25pm

Lunch

1:45pm

Breakout Session 2
List of Speakers and Topics

2:45pm

Robert Egger, Recovering Hypocrite
Robert Egger, L.A. Kitchen

3:05pm

Fireside Chat with Mayor Eric Garcetti
Interviewed by Greg Bettinelli, Upfront Ventures

3:30pm

Diversity in Tech Startups
Moderated by Hamet Watt, Upfront Ventures

Beatriz Acevedo, mitú
Earvin "Magic" Johnson, Magic Johnson Enterprises
Tristan Walker, Walker & Co. Brands
Troy Carter, Atom Factory

4:10pm

What's Trending in 2016 and How it gets Discovered
Moderated by Derek Andersen, Startup Grind

Brad Feld, Foundry Group
Eric Paley, Founder Collective
Ryan Hoover, Product Hunt

4:35pm

Fireside Chat with Jeff Blackburn, Amazon
Interviewed by Mark Suster, Upfront Ventures

5:10pm

Fireside Chat with Blake Mycoskie, TOMS
Interviewed by Julia Boorstin, CNBC

5:30pm

Grove Labs
Gabe Blanchet, Co-founder and CEO

5:50pm

Closing Remarks

6:10pm

Dinner Party